18.36A.050  <<  18.36A.060 >>   18.36A.080

Powers of secretaryApplication of uniform disciplinary act.

In addition to any other authority provided by law, the secretary may:
(1) Set all license and certificate, examination, and renewal fees in accordance with RCW 43.70.250;
(2) Establish forms and procedures necessary to administer this chapter;
(3) Issue a license or certificate to any applicant who has met the education, training, and examination requirements for licensure or certification and deny a license or certification to applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications for licensure or certification; except that denial of licenses or certificates based on unprofessional conduct or impaired practice shall be governed by the uniform disciplinary act, chapter 18.130 RCW;
(4) Hire clerical, administrative, and investigative staff as needed to implement and administer this chapter and to hire individuals, including those licensed under this chapter, to serve as examiners or consultants as necessary to implement and administer this chapter;
(5) Maintain the official department record of all applicants, licensees, and certified persons; and
(6) Conduct a hearing on an appeal of a denial of a license or certificate based on the applicant's failure to meet the minimum qualifications for licensure or certification. The hearing shall be conducted pursuant to chapter 34.05 RCW.
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group